The life of Horace Henry Baxter (1818-1884) the subject of this issue, written by Louise McCoy, enumerates the life of this famous Vermont resident. It is accompanied by numerous photographs and an extensive Bibliography.
Baxter was successful in business. He was also President of the New York Central, a force on Wall Street. He returned to Vermont at the age of 36, built a large estate, opened a bank, created the Rutland Free Library, and made numerous other contributions to the community.
An interesting account of one of the major contributors to Vermont life, and Rutland specifically.